OUR COLLECTION

Bamboos in the Garden

Anos

Indigenous
Origin: Philippines
Uses: Making sawali, musical instruments & fishing rods

Bayog

Indigenous
Origin: Philippines
Uses: House construction, making furniture, arched yoke, made into ropes & source of edible shoots

Black Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Indonesia
Uses: Making bamboo musical instruments, handicraft and furniture industries. Because of peculiar blackish culms, it is highly priced for landscaping.

Black Running Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Taiwan
Uses: Ornamental grove, privacy screen where light greenery is required.

Bolo

Indigenous
Origin: Philippines
Uses: house construction, making furniture, rafts, fish traps, fish pens, handicraft industry, temporary water pipes, fences.

Buddha’s Belly

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: Ornamental, outdoor pot accent, handicraft, medicinal & edible.

Buho

Indigineous
Origin: Philippines
Uses: making of bamboo matting known as “sawali”. Also baskets, flutes & handicrafts

Candy Cane Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Himalayan Mountains in Tibet
Uses: Ornamental grass and for landscape. Colors are best when grown in indirect sunlight

Calcutta

Exotic
Origin: India
Uses: Raw material for pulp and paper, construction material, furniture, baskets, mats, sticks for agricultural implements, rafts & wooden wares

Creeping Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Asia
Uses: landscaping gardens and good as ground cover

Dwarf Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Japan
Uses: nice in waterside gardens and for larger patio containers

Fall Red

Exotic
Origin: Japan
Uses: Ornamental bamboo screen or hedge

Giant Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: South-East Asia
Uses: House & bridge construction; medicinal

Green Buho

Exotic
Origin: South-East Asia
Uses: water container, handicrafts, banana crops & container for cooking rice

Hedge Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: makes excellent hedges, ornamental in gardens, fishing poles, handicrafts

Iron Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Columbia
Uses: preferred structural material for buildings. Solid iron bamboo can be cut into rectangular or square shapes to form lumber with or without lamination.

Kawayan Kiling

Exotic
Origin: Tropical Asia
Uses: Fencing and props, masts, rudders & outriggers for boats.

Kawayan Tinik

Exotic
Origin: Indonesia
Uses: Young shoots as vegetable, culms for construction, basketry, furniture, parquets, chopsticks & fences

Kayali Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Indonesia
Uses: Building material, furniture, handicrafts, musical instruments, chopsticks,toothpicks.

Laak Bamboo

Indigenous
Origin: Philippines
Uses: Props for banana, sterilized riverbanks & prevent soil erosion

Machiku Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: Best shoot producing specie, ornamental bamboo, making baskets & hats

Mexican Weeping

Exotic
Origin: Mexico (Southern part of North America)
Uses: Ideal screen or hedge, windbreak, ornamental plant with exotic lacy look

Moso

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: Water pipes, household utensils, handicrafts & paper making; has edible shoots providing food for Asia for thousand years; new technology now uses Moso bamboo fiber for plywood, flooring and clothing.

Oldham Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: China & Taiwan
Uses: Furniture & paper making, ornamental, edible shoots for food

Puser Bamboo

Indigenous
Origin: Philippines
Uses: Fencing and planted to control soil erosion; ornamental

Running Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Japan
Uses: Ornamental indoor & outdoor plant in pots; walking sticks, umbrella and fan handles, fishing rods

Shiroshima

Exotic
Origin: Japan
Uses: Shrub bamboo for landscaping that forms thick hedge

Square Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: Most interesting ornamental bamboo. Excellent material for handicrafts. New shoots are edible. Can be grown as a hedge or screen,

Taiwan Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: China, Taiwan
Uses: Landscaping and ornamental plant. Used also in handicraft.

Temple Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Japan
Uses: Ornamental, great screen or hedge. Very effective windbreak, salt-air tolerant

Thailand Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Thailand
Uses: Young shoots as vegetable, ornamental, windbreak, baskets, handicrafts, Chopsticks

Tiger Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Indonesia
Uses: Planted for furniture industry in Bali. Cultivated in the Philippines as ornamental

Tonkin Cane

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: Wooden cane, famous flyrod bamboo, fine fishing rod, makes good screen

Variegated Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: Ornamental and excellent as hedge, windbreak if well-tended

Variegated (Pygmy)

Exotic
Origin: Malaysia
Uses: Best hedging bamboo due to thick and uniform bushy foliage.

Wamin Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: China
Uses: Planted as Landscape ornamentals and interior décor; medicinal

Weavers Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Southern China
Uses: Dense privacy, wind & dust screen; thin-walled culms used for crafts, pipe stems

Yellow Bamboo

Exotic
Origin: Tropical Asia
Uses: Planted as ornamentals and much sought for park landscaping

Yellow Buho

Exotic
Origin: Southeast Asia
Uses: Planted as ornamentals and for landscaping